BREWSTER : USA - NY

*Location:

   St.Cuthbert's Chapel
   Melrose School (Episcopal)
   120 Federal Hill Road
   Brewster, New York, USA
   LL: N 41.40568, W 73.55029
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*Ringers' contact(s):

   Melrose Guild of Change Ringers
   Matt Bogen, Tower Captain
   29 Gleneida Ridge Road
   Carmel, NY 10512-1015
   T: (845)225-0658   W: (212)456-2091
   E: mbogen@gmail.com

      Verify the current ringers' contact(s) at the NAGCR Website.

*Contact:

   The Community of the Holy Spirit
   Melrose Convent
   Bluestone Farm & Living Arts Center
   118 Federal Hill Road
   Brewster, NY  10509
   T: (845)363-1971
   E: MelroseConvent /@/ CHSSisters.org

*Schedule:

   Practice Thu 1900-2045, Sun 1430-1645

*Remarks:

   Belfry fully enclosed with glass
   jalousie windows.
   School closed in May 2012; buildings
   being repurposed for convent use.

*Technical data:

   Ring of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A  in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ROPE  /    NONE  
   There are no added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1973
     with bells made by Whitechapel 
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  3 meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:   12 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:  12 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:   *%
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991
*Links:

The former ringers' Website had photos, history, schedule, etc., but no longer exists.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Whitechapel bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all North American rings by pitch/weight.
Ranking among all North American rings by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American rings by year of completion.

Ranking among all North American chimes by size (number of bells).

Index to all tower bell instruments in NY.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  2-May-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2014/04/24
   and on technical data last updated on 1991/09/08
*Photos:

(none available)


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